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Australian shoppers go wild for Avalanche Caramelised White Chocolate Caramilk hot chocolate

This $4.80 hot chocolate is said to taste EXACTLY like Cadbury Caramilk — and at five calories per cup, you can enjoy it night after night without the guilt.

  • Cadbury fans rave about a low-calorie hot chocolate sold in supermarkets
  • The $4.80 drink is said to taste exactly like the brand’s popular Caramilk block
  • Avalanche’s ‘Caramelised Drinking Chocolate’ contains only 5 calories per serving
  • That’s a whopping 244 less than a single serving of Caramilk chocolate bar

Cadbury Caramilk fans rave about a low-calorie hot chocolate sold in Coles and Woolworths that is said to taste just like the popular caramelized white chocolate.

Not only is the $4.80 ‘Caramelised White Drinking Chocolate’ powder from New Zealand brand Avalanche delicious, it’s 99 percent sugar-free and contains just five calories per serving.

That’s a whopping 244 calories less than a single serving of Caramilk chocolate block, according to nutrition information on the bar’s packaging.

Australians have been warning each other about the budget-friendly drink on social media, with shopper Eleanor Smith taking to TikTok to say she was “blown away” by how much it tasted like melted Caramilk.

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Cadbury Caramilk fans rave about Avalanche's low-calorie caramelized hot chocolate (left) which is said to taste exactly like the popular block of white chocolate

Cadbury Caramilk fans rave about Avalanche’s low-calorie caramelized hot chocolate (left) which is said to taste exactly like the popular block of white chocolate

Australian shopper Eleanor Smith (pictured) took to TikTok to say she was 'blown away' by how much it tasted like melted Caramilk

Australian shopper Eleanor Smith (pictured) took to TikTok to say she was 'blown away' by how much it tasted like melted Caramilk

Australian shopper Eleanor Smith (pictured) took to TikTok to say she was ‘blown away’ by how much it tasted like melted Caramilk

“This is just a PSA for anyone who loves Caramilk chocolate as much as I do,” Ms Smith says in the clip.

She continues: ‘I found it in drink form, and I don’t know if this is common knowledge or not, but to me it wasn’t…when I tell you it tastes just like caramel in drink form, I mean it’s great and tastes so good.’

Sydney content creator Brooklyn tried the drink on Ms. Smith’s recommendation, calling her a “legend” for discovering the low-calorie dupe.

Viewers quickly jumped on the bandwagon, with one woman saying she’d added the hot chocolate to next week’s shopping list.

“Love this s**t, it’s heaven,” added another.

It's not the first time Avalanche, which also makes a range of coffee and collagen-based drinks (pictured), has seen one of its products go viral.

It's not the first time Avalanche, which also makes a range of coffee and collagen-based drinks (pictured), has seen one of its products go viral.

It’s not the first time Avalanche, which also makes a range of coffee and collagen-based drinks (pictured), has seen one of its products go viral.

And it’s not the first time that Avalanche, which also makes a range of coffee and collagen-based drinks, has seen one of its products go viral.

In 2019, shoppers went wild on the classic $5.50 hot chocolate bags, which were hailed as a low-calorie solution to winter sugar cravings.

Sydney’s leading eyebrow artist Kristin Fisher first drew attention to the drink, telling her Instagram followers that she enjoyed a cup every night during the colder months.

Ms. Fisher said the water-soluble power kept her from craving chocolate after dinner, while giving her the sweetness she needed in the evenings.

The Sydney, Brooklyn content creator (pictured) tried the drink on the recommendation of Mrs Smith

The Sydney, Brooklyn content creator (pictured) tried the drink on the recommendation of Mrs Smith

She called her a 'legend' for discovering the low-calorie dupe

She called her a 'legend' for discovering the low-calorie dupe

The Sydney, Brooklyn content creator (pictured) tried the drink on Ms. Smith’s recommendation, calling her a “legend” for discovering the low-calorie dupe

Avalanche drinks are so low in calories thanks to one key ingredient: natural sweeteners stevia and erythritol, which have only six percent of the calories of sugar, but 70 percent of the sweetness.

‘Our sugar-free drinking chocolate uses only natural ingredients and contains a fraction of the calories of other sugar-filled drinks’ Avalanche websiteche is reading.

Not only is it low in sugar, it only takes seconds to make.

No need to heat milk in a pan, just boil the kettle and add 200ml of water to a sachet.

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